Profitable Takeaways from NonProfit Marketing

Profit, Money, Vincent Chhabra

As the nonprofit sector claims a greater share of the economy, it is clear there are a number of remarkable things they are, put frankly, doing right—and capitalism  can stand to ‘profit’ from these things. While, currently, it is more common for nonprofits to focus on top commercial businesses, they are also beginning to implement […]

Apps for Altruism

Donate, Vincent Chhabra

Charity is often touted in mainstream media as something reserved for billionaire celebrities. Countless stories of immense amounts donated by the likes of Bill Gates and Matt Damon populate the airwaves and in turn cultivate this idea that philanthropy is something reserved for the ultra-wealthy. Absolutely not. Charity can and should be the duty of […]

How to Avoid Scandal in the Wake of Grief

Vincent Chhabra, Charity, Scandal

In today’s day and age of internet visibility, scams are all too commonplace, even more so in regards to charities. By taking advantage of good intentions and altruistic actions, thieving organizations are able to capitalize on the misfortune and disability of others. It is for this reason that it is of the utmost significance to […]

Charity Trustees Are Getting More Involved

Charity Trustees Are Getting More Involved, Vincent Chhabra

In light of recent philanthropic scandals and the unsavory individuals responsible for them, there is increasing pressure to ensure charities are more transparent with respect to how they make use of donations. There is a push for trustees to become more involved with the organization. Now, while I certainly agree that trustees should be more […]

How do they come up with the 2015 Philanthropy 400?

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At it’s core, philanthropy is about promoting the common good and improving quality of life for all. Whether it’s an individual donating time, money, or resources or a foundation or corporation approving a large grant, the goal is the same: make the world a better place. All charities have the opportunity to make a difference, big and […]